You would want to have a pretty good reason to go. My reasoning would be that it needs to be a reason worth risking my life for.
The cricketers have pulled out of plenty of tours to problem spots. The only difference here is the obscene money on offer for IPL.
At the time when everyone was committing and leaving, the situation in India was very steady and under control and had been for some time. They were handling the pandemic as well or better than anywhere in the world. The cases curve you posted a few pages back shows it really took off after preparations for the IPL were well underway and before that it had been in steady decline.
At the time everyone was leaving Cricket Australia and the federal government's advice was that the situation in India was under control and the risk was minimal. No-one was anticipating the carnage that has transpired since.